This guide will help you find research resources specific to journalism

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Kate Flower

Using This Guide

pile of newspapersThis guide is intended for MCLA students who are conducting journalism research. 

left arrow Use the blue tabs on the left to navigate through the different research areas and topics available in this guide. When you click on a tab, you will notice that the different sections of the page will appear. You can either click on these to jump to a specific part of the page, or simply scroll down to look at all of the available resources.

For related resources, take a look at our Mass Media and Commmunication Research Guide.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch with me.

Photo by Daniel R. Blume from Orange County, California, USA (A stack of newspapers) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Search Everything

Some suggested keywords for searching for information on Journalism are listed below.

These links bring you to the library's discovery portal, which searches books, ebooks, articles, journals, and more. To narrow down your search, use the tools on the left-hand side of your results screen.

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Communications Databases

News and Mass Media Databases

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is another resource for finding research articles. Look on the right hand side of the screen for the "Check MCLA Full-Text" links that will bring you to the article in one of our databases. You can also look for the free PDFs listed on the right hand side. If you are off-campus, use these instructions to set it up for full access to library resources.

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Selected Websites

Evaluating Websites

Journalism Associations